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G-Pro has off-road go video

Three differential locks and strengthened chassis make the G-Pro virtually unstoppable.

Forgotten that the G-wagen is a heavy-duty off-roader? The G-Professional is here to remind you.

Rolls-Royce SUV revealed

The 2018 Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV has begun public testing.

Luxury British car maker releases first pics of prototype.

We drive AMG's GLC

Now that GLC is established, Mercedes is adding spice. First up is the biturbo AMG 43 version.

AMG has breathed on the GLC SUV with unexpected results. We drive it.

G-class ute goes Pro video

G-Professional based on the iconic (historic?) G-wagen SUV. But it's even tougher.

Think the Toyota Land Cruiser 70-series is retro-tough? You obviously haven't met the Mercedes-Benz G-Professional.

This Jeep puts fun into functional video

The Jeep Renegade Trailhawk, one of the most cheerful compact SUVs on the market.

Summer's officially here - and here's a cheerful compact SUV that would be ideal for the season.

Feast on Bentley Bentayga video

'Farm-collective' picnic in NZ would be pies on a Hilux tray. In UK, it's this lot for your Bentley Bentayga.

What you need for your bespoke SUV is a bespoke picnic delivered in a bespoke hamper.

Jeep owners have dirty fun gallery video

Jeep celebrates it's 75th birthday by putting their new line of vehicles through their paces at Boomrock off road track ...

Conditions were perfect for a bit of offroading when over 50 Jeep clients headed into the hills near Wellington recently.

Old Kombis get their va-va-voom back video

Dedicated VW fans restore Kombis and sell them on.

Two Volkswagen fans have dedicated their lives to restoring iconic Kombi vans.

Grand way to mark 75 Jeep years

Grand Cherokee offers chinky styling, complete with the traditional seven-slot grille.

Happy heritage anniversary, Jeep Grand Cherokee.

It's like driving on wet concrete

A Ford Everest pounds through a Mt Pinatubo lahar during an SUV Experience in the Philippines.

We have lahars in NZ - but nothing like these monsters along the Philippines' volcanic landscape.

How to make a new CX-5, by Mazda video

Second-generation CX-5 brings Mazda's so-called Kodo styling themes full-circle.

New Mazda models start with a piece of abstract art rather than a sketch of a car.

LA Show stars

Mazda's RT24-P racing car has Kodo styling, just like a CX-5 SUV. Can hardly pick 'em apart...

The new cars that stand out at the LAAS.

Subaru's 7-seat concept

Subaru Viziv-7 concept has been revealed at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Viziv-7 points to a Tribeca successor.

Nissan's SUV for Star Wars fans

Nissan's limited-edition 201 Rogue SUV themed around the latest Star Wars movie came complete with Tie Fighter in tow at ...

Star Wars fans who dream of owning their own Millennium Falcon or living on a Death Star can now have the next best thing.

Big Boys Toys returns to Palmerston North

One of last year's highlights at Big Boys Toys was a new Aston Martin

Big Boys Toys is back and organisers promise a "bigger, ballsier and better" show.

Wraps off new CX-5 video

Fewer curves on new CX-5. Prominent grille owes a lot to CX-9; front and rear tracks now 10mm wider.

More of the same? Maybe, but Mazda has sharpened up a winning formula with the next-generation CX5.

Jaguar goes electric video

Jaguar i-Pace concept.

Traditional British car maker set to challenge the Telsa with electric-powered four-wheel drive SUV concept.

Toyota ute's safety improved

The Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series LX double-cab.

There's still life in the old 'Cruiser 70 Series yet

Luxury SUV fit for Donald Trump?

The Rhino GX from US Specialty Vehicles is a 4 tonne, beast of an SUV built on a Ford Super Duty chassis. It's powered ...

Donald Trump might be happy with his monster SUV that's built in the US and exported to China.

Brawn meets beauty

The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is built to explore the world.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is steadily climbing its way to the top.

SUV excess means success

SQ7 is the new flagship of the Q7 range - and the second Audi SUV to get the go-fast S-treatment.

Do we really need another enormous SUV on the market? The queue of buyers for the triple-turbo, 900Nm, $175k SQ7 say yes.

More than a Ranger with a boot

Soft-roaders should move over: premium-priced Everest is one of a new breed of ''utes with boots''.

Ford's Everest may not look like a $90k vehicle, but delve deeper and you can see the value.

Trucks smash parade record video

Ram trucks wind their way around Nurburgring during a world record gathering for trucks and utes.

The vehicles were all-American but the venue was anything but for the world's largest gathering of pick-up trucks and utes.

Specs up, price down

Holden's new Trailblazer LTZ seven-seat SUV.

Holden's new seven-seat SUV has increased specs but a lower price from the model it is replacing.

VW reveals new SUV

Volkswagen's Atlas SUV.

New seven seat Atlas aimed exclusively at the US and Chinese market.

Hilux fails Swedish moose test

The new Toyota HiLux failed a Swedish "moose test" of its dynamic ability.

Test drivers suggest "something is seriously wrong" with popular pick-up.

Mercedes-Benz reveals its ute

The new Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute.

We're in Stockholm for the world reveal of Mercedes-Benz's new ute - the X-Class

CX-9 completes product blitz

New CX-9 has dropped the old-school V6 in favour of a hi-tech new 2.5-litre turbo from the SkyActiv family.

The roll-out of Mazda's Skyactiv technology has come full circle with an all-new CX-9. But the innovation won't stop there.

Fun-filled new cars

Mazda MX-5 gets automatic entry to any fun-to-drive cars list.

No supercars allowed in this handful of cars that make driving on a winding road a pure joy.

Freedom camping pressure nationwide

German freedom campers at Koromiko reserve. Gesa Stoever, left, Leon Obendorf, centre, and Emily Smirr, right

The New Zealand Motor Caravan Association already owned, or leased 32 sites around the country but were keen to acquire more land, especially in Marlborough.

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